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Broadway Street construction project kicks off

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Today construction begins on one of Scottsbluff's most heavily traveled streets.

Construction on Broadway started this morning.

The project includes, transforming Broadway Street into two lanes instead of the four there are now, removing the traffic signals and replacing them with stop signs.

The project will take more than 50 days and Public Works Director Mark Bohl says they expect to be done in July if weather permits.

This week construction workers are setting up barricades and sawing curb lines.

"We'll be sawing along the curb line here and with the weather coming in, we're just going to saw for the next couple of days, because we don't want to remove any curbs and have rain or snow hit us," Bohl said.

All motorists are urged to use extreme caution around the construction area and expect possible delays.

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